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Saint-Martin Grotto gardens reopen after 30 years

Saint-Martin Grotto gardens reopen after 30 years

By Staff Writer - August 1, 2016

saint martinPublic gardens that have been closed for more than three decades have been reopened to the public after major restoration. Situated on the Rock, the Saint-Martin Grotto gardens command magnificent views of the Mediterranean and afford a special insight into local flowers and plants as well as animals that are native to Monaco.

Among the creatures that may be seen in and from the grotto gardens are the Peregrine falcon, the shag, the warty lizard and bats.

Guard rails have been installed and paths laid to allow visitors to explore a unique space. Non-native plants have been removed and local vegetation encouraged, said Jen-Luc Puyo, director of the restoration project.

The seismic measuring station in the grotto itself has also been brought up to modern standards. Information panels are about to be installed to welcome and inform curious visitors.

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